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When are the best times to fly from Cardiff to London
April is springtime in London, well before the high season and still often with pleasant weather.
August is the warmest month, perfect for exploring the UK capital on foot.
September is quieter, and well before the cooler weather starts in London.
December is ideal for Christmas shopping and visits to Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.
Airports in Cardiff
Cardiff Airport (CWL) is Wales' connection to the rest of the world, and getting there from the city centre is very simple, whether by public transport or taxi.
Useful Information about Cardiff Airport
Find out how to transfer to and from the airport, which is about 12 miles from the city centre.
How to get to the airport:
By train – take the TransCymru T9 train from Canal Street to the airport in around 40 minutes.
By taxi – allow at least 30 minutes or more to arrive at the airport from central Cardiff.
Services: open 24 hours a day, free Wi-Fi access for two hours, a good selection of places to eat and shop, baby changing facilities, smoking areas outside the airport and near the departure lounges.
Airports in London
Flights originating in Cardiff will usually land in Heathrow or London City Airport. City is virtually in the heart of London already, while Heathrow offers many transfer options.
Useful Information about Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport (LHR), 14 miles from central London, is the UK's biggest airport and a major international hub.
How to get to London:
By Tube – travel on the Piccadilly line for around 45 minutes between the airport and central London.
By train – the Heathrow Express goes to Paddington Station and takes between 15 and 30 minutes.
By taxi – expect it to take around 40 minutes at the fastest, but possibly much longer at rush hour.
By coach – travel between the airport and Victoria Coach station in as little as 35 minutes, but possibly longer at peak times.
Services: open 24 hours a day, unlimited free Wi-Fi access, a huge range of shops and places to eat, baby changing, showers, and outdoor smoking zones.
Useful Information about London City Airport
London City Airport (LCY) is right at the heart of London; it's easy to zip into the centre from here.
How to get to London from the airport:
By Tube – take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway, integrated with the Underground network) to Liverpool Street in just 30 minutes. Alternatively, reach Oxford Circus in 35 minutes on the DLR and Jubilee line.
By taxi – it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to drive to the centre of London, depending on your destination, but it can take much longer during rush hour.
Services: open 6:30am to 10:30pm on weekdays, 6:30am to 1pm on Saturdays and 12:30pm to 10:30pm on Sundays, open 9:00am to 10:30pm on bank holidays, closed on Christmas Day, unlimited free Wi-Fi, many choices for eating and shopping, baby changing facilities, outdoor smoking areas.
What to do and visit in London
Witness treasures sourced from across the world, including Ancient Egypt and China, at the British Museum.
Say hello to the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum.
See many of the world's most famous paintings at the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery.
Discover quirky and unique finds at the boutiques and markets of Brick Lane.
Visit the official home of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Kensington Palace.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Cardiff to London
How long does the flight take to go from Cardiff to London?
The total flight time between Cardiff and London is of around null hours on average, considering an average distance of null km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Cardiff to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to London is 43£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is London expensive to visit compared to Cardiff?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 4.00 GBP, 45% more expensive than Cardiff, with a fare of 2.75 GBP,while train tickets costs 27% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 2.20 GBP in Cardiff.If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 18.00 GBP in London, 29% more than the 14.00 GBP in Cardiff.The price of the coffee is around 12% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.58 GBP , while in Cardiff the coffee costs 3.19 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cardiff to London are January, September and February, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Cardiff to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Cardiff depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to London from Cardiff in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, April and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cardiff - London.
How is the weather in London compared to Cardiff?
While in Cardiff the temperatures can reach an average of 26.93 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -1.52 ºC average degrees reported in Cardiff. During the winter period, Cardiff can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cardiff to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Cardiff to London are:
British Airways, stoping in Glasgow for 105 minutes minimun.
Cheapest flight£43Cheapest price for a flight between Cardiff and London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonSeptemberAccording to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Cardiff to London
Airlines flying this routeFlybe, British AirwaysAirline(s) with flights between Cardiff to London
Best time to bookJanuaryAccording to real data January is the most popular time to book a flight to London when departing from Cardiff